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In the [[SCA]], the title '''Viceroy''' and the female version, '''Vicereine''', have two known usages.
Unofficial title used in the [[SCA]] usually for the male figurehead of a [[Crown Principality]]. Consequently, this title has no precedence and has no form of address.
 
   
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*They may be the unofficial [[title]]s used for the figureheads of a [[Crown Principality]]. The unofficial nature of this title means that it has no [[Order of Precedence|precedence]] or form of address. Being simply local representatives of the [[Crown]], the heads of a [[Crown Principality]] are not permitted to wear a [[coronet]] of any kind.
A Viceroy is not allowed to wear any crown of any kind as he is not considered as a ruler but a representative of the [[King]] under whose rule the land is.
 
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*Viceroy and/or Vicereine is also the title used for the ruling [[Territorial Nobility]] of the [[Crown Province of Ostgardr]], in the [[East Kingdom]], a [[group]] unique in the SCA with many special [[grandfather clause|grandfathered rights]], privileges and weirdnesses. The Viceroy/Vicereine of Ostgardr are treated in all ways as [[Baron]]s/[[Baroness]]es and have precedence as the senior [[landed nobility]] of the East Kingdom. The rulers of the [[Crown Province]] are not entitled to wear a coronet by virtue of their [[office]] but are traditionally granted [[Baron|Court Baronies]] at or around their [[investiture]] if they do not already have them.
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The feminine form, "Vicereine", appears to be an [[SCAism]].
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Latest revision as of 21:56, 23 March 2010

In the SCA, the title Viceroy and the female version, Vicereine, have two known usages.

The feminine form, "Vicereine", appears to be an SCAism.